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lifeClipper – AR walking tour in Basel, Switzerland

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Article from BBC world

“With the Rhine running through it, Basel is a pull for tourists, and a potential new feature on the sightseeing map is [plug.in]. This new media organisation is working on a project that could help tourists better explore this picturesque corner of Basel, at the same time as giving artists the digital tools to prise open the doors of perception.

The system is entirely put together with off-the-shelf components – a head-mounted camera, for instance, acts as the eyes. As the subject makes their way around the tour, global positioning satellites help trigger visual high-jinks in the rucksack computer according to whichever zone the subject has wandered into. ” [...]

Mon, February 6 2006 » Future Cinema, articles of interest, augmented reality, emerging technologies, narrative